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From Luxury to Heartache

From Luxury to Heartache is the fourth studio album from Culture Club, released in 1986. It would be the last album released until 1999's Don't Mind If I Do.


Side One

  1. "Move Away"
  2. "I Pray"
  3. "Work On Me Baby"
  4. "Gusto Blusto"
  5. "Heaven's Children"

Side Two

  1. "God Thank You Woman"
  2. "Reasons"
  3. "Too Bad"
  4. "Come Clean"
  5. "Sexuality"

Principal Members:

  • Boy George – vocals
  • Mikey Craig – bass guitar
  • Roy Hay – guitar, piano, keyboards, sitar, electric sitar
  • Jon Moss – percussion, drums


Trope it with your body and your mind.

  • Call-Back: "Move Away" calls back to "Do You Really Want To Hurt Me" with this line:
    I hurt you, darling. I made you cry. I hurt you, darling. Don't ask me why.
  • Face on the Cover: All four members of the band featured on each corner of the cover.
  • Intercourse with You: "Sexuality"
  • Lyrical Cold Open: "Move Away", "Heaven's Children", "Reasons", and the album version of "Sexuality".
  • New Sound Album: This album was mostly synth-pop, with the exception of "Come Clean".
  • One-Word Title: "Reasons" and "Sexuality".
  • Record Producer: Arif Mardin, Lew Hahn.
  • Spoken Word in Music: "I Pray" has the spoken line "Don't call me brother; I ain't your brother."

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